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    Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) of India

    The oldest stock market in Asia, BSE stands for Bombay Stock Exchange and was initially known as "The Native Share and Shock Brokers Association"....

    Transportation in India: India transport sector

    India’s Transport Sector, as it caters to the need of nearly 1.1 billion people, is large and diverse. A smooth and co-ordinated...

    Biography of Mahatma Gandhi – A Journey from Mohandas to Mahatma

    On the evening of 30th January, 1948, at his daily prayer meeting Gandhiji was shot dead by a young man from Pune named Nathuram...

    Early Entrepreneurs of India

    The first cotton mill in Bombay came up in 1854 and it went into production two years later. By 1862, four...

    What is Digital India? Explained – Everything You Need To Know

    Digital India is a program to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. Digital India Campaign is far more...

    Elements of Economics

    Economics is the science which studies human behaviour and aims at meeting maximum objectives with the help of limited resources. It is the art...

    Vocabulary : Learn it

    Big or High sounding words and phrases - Small or Plain alternatives Cognizant of -Aware of, know about Despite the fact that - Although, despite Alleviate -...

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    National Festivals of India – Part– 2

    In the previous part of the article National Festivals of India we had promised to come up with the information about more important festivals: and...

    Indian Puppetry (Kathputli) – An ancient art form

    Indian Puppetry (popularly known as kathputli) is an ancient performance which involves story telling through playing the puppets. The puppeteers went from place to...

    Globalisation

    Globalisation describes a process by which national and regional economies, societies, and cultures have become integrated through the global network of trade, communication, immigration,...

    Benefits of Positive Attitude and Thinking

    The key to a healthy and happy life lies in staying positive. Spreading positivity, happiness and cheer all around oneself keep the body fit and...

    Paryushan Festival – Jain Festival and Meat Ban Controversy

    Today Supreme court refused a plea supporting state government's decision to ban sale of meat and slaughter in Mumbai during the Paryushan festival,  It...

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    Economy

    The Finance Commission

    The Finance Commission of India came into existence in 1951. It was established under Article 280 of the Indian Constitution by the President of...

    Five Year Plans of India

    The Indian economy has been premised on the concept of planning. This has been carried through the Five-Year Plans, developed, executed, and monitored by the Planning Commission. With the Prime...

    Nationalised Banks in India

    The history of nationalised Banks in India dates back to the year 1955 when the Imperial Bank of India was nationalized and re-christened as State...

    Sustainable Development Goals

      Over the last decades, the economic growth has taken place resulting in pulling out about 660 million people from poverty and lifting the income...

    Rural Development in India

    Poverty reduction has been one of the major goals of development planning since independence and the planning process has been sensitive to the needs of...

    National Income

    According to National Income committee, “National Income (NI) is the value of goods and services produced in an economy during a given period without...

    Recommendations of Narasimham Committee on Banking Sector Reform – 1998

    Recommendations of Narasimham Committee on Banking Sector Reform – 1998 For Banking System Pending the emergence of markets in India where market risk can be...

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an agency of the United Nations that coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. It...

    Environment

    10 Major Festivals of India

    The land which is known all over the globe for its cultural and religious diversity, India, observes festivals throughout the year. People belonging to...

    Hydrosphere Facts

    The hydrosphere is one of the four spheres of the Earth system; the other three are the geosphere or lithosphere (solid rocky part of...

    Science

    The Circulatory System: Carrier of Life

    The Circulatory System is built of the heart and blood vessels comprising of arteries, veins and capillaries. The principal function of the of the...

    Modern Science Timeline

    Modern science was born around the year 1600. Scientists in Europe started to do experiments for testing their guesses and noted the results methodically....

    The Indian Armed Forces

    The Indian Armed Forces are the military forces of the Republic of India. It consists of four professional uniformed services: the Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and Indian Coast Guard. Additionally,...

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    Elements of Economics

    Economics is the science which studies human behaviour and aims at meeting maximum objectives with the help of limited resources. It is the art...

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    Big or High sounding words and phrases - Small or Plain alternatives Cognizant of -Aware of, know about Despite the fact that - Although, despite Alleviate -...

    Today in History – 1 August

    1498 Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets foot on the American mainland for the first time, at the Paria Peninsula in present-day Venezuela. Thinking it an...

    Current Affairs – July 2019

    Appointments of New Secretaries in Different Ministries. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

    Today in History – 26 July

    1614 Jahangir captured Mewar from Rana Amar Singh. A treaty was signed in the Mughal court, Rana and his son were treated with exceptional courtesy. 1775 On...

    Today in History – 25 July

    1813 First boat race started at Calcutta on the Hooghly river where seven sailing boats had competed. 1941 On this day in 1941, the American automaker Henry...

    Important Muslim Emperors of India

    The period starting from 13th to 17th century was a phase of transition in the history of India, it is popularly known as Medieval...

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    A mountain is a landform that rises high above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. They are made from rocks and earth. Things you...

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    China shares its land borders with 14 countries Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Vietnam Russian Federation shares...